Senior Law Day at Yonkers River Front

Program Topics for Senior Law Day at Yonkers River Front (6/6/18)

1. Estate Planning/Elder Law 101: Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning to preserve your assets:

An overview of basic estate planning documents, types of trusts, assets preservation techniques, long-term-care and incapacity planning and methods to avoid or minimize estate and gift taxes.

Presented by: Sara Meyers, Esq., Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, Co-Chair, Westchester County Senior Law Day

2. Take Charge: Planning in Advance for your Health Care:

What tools and resources are available for making sure that your health care wishes are honored? Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medical Orders (“MOLST”) and patient and family member guidelines for deciding about health care will be discussed. Law students will assist those who wish to discuss and sign health care proxies and living wills.

Presented by: Prof. Gretchen Flint, Esq., Pace Law School; Law Students

3. How Do I Pay for Long-Term Care? Planning with and without long-term care insurance:

This program examines the various options for financing long term care, including what’s available from Medicare, the basics of Medicaid planning, and the use of Long Term Care Insurance. If time permits, the topics of New York State Partnership policies and hybrid or combination policies will be introduced.

Presented by: Deepankar Mukerji, Esq., Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP

4. What are the Best and Most Affordable Housing Options as You Age?:

 A review of home and community based housing options. This workshop will discuss traditional options, including assisted living and continuing care retirement communities, and explore some innovative options which assist seniors to remain in their own home. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) subsidized housing for seniors and the Section 8 voucher program will also be discussed.

Presented by: Neil Rimsky, Esq., Cuddy & Feder, LLP; Melinda Bellus, Esq., Legal Services of the Hudson Valley; Veronica Raphael, Director of Foreclosure Prevention Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc.

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5. Planificación de Bienes: Testamentos, Cuidados Médicos y Finanzas:

 Ofrece información sobre la planificación financiera y preservación de los bienes, poderes financieros, poderes médicos, testamentos, fideicomisos, impuestos, planificación para ser elegible para el seguro de Medicaid y respuestas a sus preguntas relacionadas con la ley

Presented by: Elizabeth Valentin, Esq., Littman Krooks, LLP.

6. Cobertura Básica de Medicare:

 Información Básica de Medicare: Parte A & B, Parte C – Planes de Medicare Advantage (HMO/PPO), Parte D (Cobertura de las Recetas Médicas).

Presented by: Corina Sonara, Administradora de Programa, Departamento de Programas y Servicios para Personas Mayores del Condado de Westchester